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because every four years they rediscover us, hispani hispanics, and then they forget about us for three years and then they rediscover us again. >> announcer: funding is provided by carnegie corporation of new york, celebrating 100 years of philanthropy and committed to doing real and permanent good in the world. the coalberg foundation, independent production fund with support from the partridge foundation, a john and poly guff fund. the cla meant foundation, park foundation. dedicated to heightening public awareness to public issues. the herb al per the foundation. their mission is to promote compassion in our society. the john d. and kathryn t. mcarthur foundation committed to building a more just, and peaceful world. more information at mak found.org. the bess see and jessie fink foundation. the h.k.h. foundation. barbara g. fleischmann and by our sole corporate sponsor, mutual of america, designing customized, individual, and group retirement products. that's kwl we're your retirement company. >>> welcome. millions of us were waiting this week for mitt romney and barack obama to co
company. welcome. t'e new gilded age is roaring down on us. an uncaged tiger on a rampage. walk out to the street in front of our office and turn right, and you can see the symbol of it. skyscraper, going up two blocks away. when finished, this high rise among high rises will tower 1,000 feet. the tallest residential building in the city. "the new york times" has dubbed it the global billionaire's club, and for good reason. at least two of the apartments are under contract for more than $90 million each. others, more modest, range in price from $45 million to more than $50 million. simuaneously, the powers that be have just awarded donald trump, yes, that donaldan trum the rightto run a golf course in the bronx which taxpayers are spending at least $97 million to build. what amounts to a public indignant cityhe comptroller for a luxury golf course. good grief. a handout to the pollute contracts. this is a city where economic inequality rivals that of a third world country. of america's 25 largest cities new york is now the most unequal. the median income for the bottom 20% last yea
and a colleague of the late u.s. commissioner of education ernest boyer. welcome to you both. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> kathleen, the last time you were here you said all we've got left in the search for truth and knowledge is the debate. all right, are you satisfied now? >> no, we did not get an answer to the question that i wanted answered, which is "what are the sacrifices you're going to ask of us?no where are you going to get the mon that weweeed in a way thatee won't tank the economy, that will incease the likelihood of economic growth?" and so, the problem now facing a the country and the candidates is we're going to elect a candidate who is going to govern by asking us to make choices that we haven't anticipated. and as a result, we're going to feel betrayed to some extent, even if we voted for that ndidate. >> the debates were the most watched in a long time. your field intersects politics and entertainment. do you think entertainment e.values had something to do wi this? >> well, i think sus ense was what was required down to the wire. s and that's what we got. one won one,
, influencing lawmakers in state after state using alec as a front. here's another example. the american bail coalition, which represents the bail bond industry, pulls no punches about writing alec's model bills itself. in a newsletter a few years back, the coalition boasted that it had written 12 alec model bills "fortifying the commercial bail industry." here's jerry watson, senior legal counsel for the coalition, speaking at an alec meeting in 2007. he has a law to offer. >> there is a model bill for you to review if you might be interested in introducing such a measure. >> he'll even help legislators amend it. >> now if you don't like the precise language of these suggested documents, can they be tweaked by your legislative counsel? well absolutely. and will we work with them on that and work with you and your staff on that? absolutely. >> all the lawmakers have to do is ring him up. >> there is a phone number there for our executive offices in washington d.c. we are prepared to help you and your staff and support this legislation in any way that we can. >> and guess what? there's gold at
and tell us what you think about slavery, right?g >> but you've seen montage after montage of, for example, mitt romney's position on abortion. and when you see the montage, it's so clear that he has many positions. and you can do a timeline along with it and, and make the relationship between his bid for higher office to it. why can't a debate include the playing of such a clip and then say, "mr. romney, please respond to that," as opposed to the formality even of a conventional press conference in which someone is free to duck. you can duck a question. it's much harder to duck evidence and a video. >> but the parties and the candidates will not agree to that, unless you have it on their terms. >>hich is whii am more dispirited, i think, than kathleen is because what you do get, even from this limited, s signed on kabukidoes still have some value, despite its limitations.do i completely agree. >> but on abortion, here's what i thii we can reasonably say reading history.n what candidates say they will do in the general election of a presidential campaign and what they repeatedly say they'r
a week or so ago you saw big bill repeatedly trying to use me as the poster child for the federal deficit. >>> we have a president here who believes in social justice, alright. he wants to take your money, my money, the money of the one percent. and he wants to give it -- >> he even came armed with a flash card. >> -- bill moyers. there he is. bill gets it. here's what's ridiculous -- >> i wish i had a poster. >> -- $16 trillion debt and we got to pay for bill moyers? let him compete on his own!" >> nice work, o'reilly. and thanks for the attention. but if you had grown up watching sesame street, you'd know your alphabet by now. and you would know npr is not pbs. i'm on television, just like you. well, not exactly like you. you reside in an alternate reality, where the truth is as elusive as a moonbeam and facts as alien as little green men with bug eyes. your flash card even had it wrong. npr doesn't pay me. i don't work for national public radio, never have. this weekly series is on public television stations but we don't get any money from pbs, either. we raise the funds ourselves, as
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